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there with defense. how when we think about who we are as americans, it's because we are united and committed across our government to do whatever is required to fulfill the missions we have assumed as public officials and public servants. >> right up there with defense. that is one of the big ideas of the obama presidency, right? essentially, reorienting how america deals with the world away from the u.s. military and toward u.s. diplomacy. to upscale our soft power capacity as a country so we have more options beyond just the option of force. this president did a lot to advance that idea simply by putting somebody as high profile as hillary clinton in the job of america's head diplomat. but the overall goal of upscaling state, upscaling diplomacy and development so they are right up there with defense, like she said today, that is widely regarded as a goal that is not yet realized. secretary clinton alluded to that fact today when she said she now plans to become an advocate for that cause from the outside. it is, frankly, easy to imagine that as the core for her return to public life and politics
that the second amendment secures a fundamental individual right. merrick and have the right to self- defense. they have the right to have guns in their homes to protect their families. no one can take away those rights or their guns. the second man that rights are the foundation on which our discussion rest. they are not at risk. what is at risk is lives. lives are wrist when responsible people fail to follow laws to keep guns out of that hands of those who use them to commit murder, especially mass murders. i ask we focus our discussion on additional statutory measures to better protect our children and all americans. i say this as a parent and the grandparent. ours is a free society, and open society. we come together today to consider how to become a safer and more secure society. no one begrudges the government assistance provided to victims of mass tragedies made possible by those law we passed after the bombing in oklahoma city. the bill introduced last week against gun trafficking will soon prove helpful and i believe it will become an accepted part of our free more. it, too, is commo
bank blamed bad weather and cuts in defense spending. it did not announce any new action to stimulate the economy. wall street reacted by giving up some of its recent gains. the dow jones industrial average lost 44 points to close at 13,910. the nasdaq fell 11 points to close at 3,142. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: whither the economy? that's been the question for quite a while now. today, there was a surprising and perhaps confusing new twist. the commerce department reported that gross domestic product actually shrank in the last quarter of 2012. the drop was small, one tenth of a percent. but it was still the first time economic output had fallen in three and a half years. government spending dropped, most dramatically in the defense sector. the report, though, also contained some positive developments: consumer spending and business investment were both up. and yesterday, the so-called case-shiller index found that housing prices grew in 20 major cities by an average of 5.5% over the previous year. it was the biggest gain in six years. we
and conservative priority, whether it's budget or defense or what have you, depends on being in power and being able to execute that. that's why republicans are attacking this. you've had republicans on capitol hill that have wanted to do this for a long time. they've had a problem with the base. now, with democrats in the group, these are democrats that care very deeply about the issues as well. whether it's bob menendez from new jersey or senator durbin. and for democrats the challenge is, are they willing to give up a very useful political bludgeon with which to hit republicans in order to get a deal done? because once both parties -- if both parties embrace this, it's a political tool that in some cases, in many cases, is off the table for democrats. >> sure. it shows a compromise. that does help the future of the republican party. but while we talk about that, let's talk about the future of the democratic party. as americans we might have already seen it last night on "60 minutes." take a look. >> i have to ask you, what's the date of expiration on this endorsement? >> oh, steve. no, no. >
that is necessary for hunting, sports, target practice, even self defense? >> it would be not legal for hunting in most states where there are limits on how many rounds you can have in a magazine. as i think you have recognized, the second amendment is not primarily about hunting. what i have been talking about is what the supreme court said in the district of columbia versus heller, which is the second amendment, the firearms and their accessories which are commonly owned by law-abiding people for legitimate purposes. i am talking about what police officers carry, what citizens carry, semi-automatic handguns. >> but those are police officers. >> they are not military, they're not coming to attack people, they are protecting people. citizens protect themselves the same when the police officers do. >> if you can rationalize a 100- round drum that someone can strap onto a semi-automatic weapon, as did in aurora, colorado, killing dozens of people there, saving lives only because it jammed, then you ought to object to the laws that have been on the books for years about machine guns. why are they
of it. johnson's defense discredited the testimony reminding jurors that this witness is serving time. the state says he is getting no deal for the information. >>> time now for a little sports on this thursday morning. the countdown is on. we are just days away from super bowl xlvii and ravens' fans are not wasting any time. the team will hold their second practice today in new orleans and yesterday, the players didn't let the bad weather get in the way. they suited up and hit the field at tulane university practicing outdoors for nearly two hours despite the heavy winds. meantime ray lewis is trying to pull the deer antler spray behind him. he says the allegations have no effect on his team. >> for me and my teammates i promise you, we have a strong group of men that we don't bend too much. you know, and we keep pushing forward. so it's not a distraction at all for us. >> the ravens will hold their practices leading up to the super bowl at tulane university. >>> the super bowl may be this new orleans but you wouldn't know it looking around charm city. the purple pride this city has.
on fiscal matters, strong on defense, but plays down their social issues. someone with charisma who can win the support of people on the other side of the 50 yard line. i'm talking about a ronald reagan for the 21st century. i know the party is unlikely to find such a candidate, male or female. but unless they do, they're stuck in second place nationally. they can't beat hillary clinton. that's for sure, not with the rogue elements they've got joining them in their huddle. not where the candidate only reads the words like romney did, well enough to get the nomination, but not well enough, did you notice, to actually be picked as a president. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being was. "the ed show" with ed schultz starts right now. >> good evening, americans, and welcome to "the ed show" from new york. some republicans in demographic denial are buckling to common sense on immigration reform. i don't trust 'em. this is "the ed show." let's get to work. >> this will be the year. >> the immigration overhaul is on. republicans look like they're cooperating, but can democrats trust them? >>
their eyes on. >>> and chuck hagel's bid for secretary of defense has caused lots of critics but the vice president is standing dramatically in his corner. you're going to hear what he had to say to our own gloria borger. so...how'd it go? well, dad, i spent my childhood living with monks learning the art of dealmaking. you've mastered monkey-style kung fu? no. priceline is different now. you don't even have to bid. master hahn taught you all that? oh, and he says to say (translated from cantonese) "you still owe him five bucks." your accent needs a little work. so if ydead battery,t tire, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ dog ] you know, i just don't think i should have to wait for it! who do you think i am, quick
on what she described as her dream vacation. >>> the defense has started presenting its case in a murder trial unfolding in phoenix. jodi arias admitted to killing her boyfriend. she says, though, it was all in self-defense. >> reporter: jodi arias listens as her lawyers call witnesses to the stand. she's accused of stabbing 29-year-old travis alexander 30 times and shooting him in the head at his mesa, arizona, home. the defense may call arias to the stand this week. legal analyst dan abrams says that move could be a big gamble. >> on the one hand, by calling jodi arias, you are increasing the chances she could get a lesser conviction and also increasing the chances she gets the death penalty. >> reporter: arias said she and alexander dated for a year and broke up but then continued a sexual relationship. prosecutors have shown the jury gruesome evidence from the crime scene, including a picture of alexander in the shower, just before they say he was murdered. the prosecutor says she killed him in a fit of jealous rage. arias' lawyers say she was the victim of abuse by alexander. her st
back to north america because china is coming back. i disagree that the unions are on the defensive when it comes to government. they own government. >> one place it is growing is public sector. >> ebe mac touched on the reason why. government doesn't compete. they raise taxes. private sector where business is up to compete on the price of the product. unions make companies less competitive. >> what does it say about unions. they used to represent . people were proud to put the union label on the product. is that still true, steve? >> no, all you have to do is lookk at detroit and the legacy and companies that went in to right to work states and they paid competitive wages and did well in a normal economy and the unions outlived their usefulness. >> rick, do unions have a pr problem and have to say go back to basics and say we make better products. >> they do have pr problems but a healthy chunk of that is the effort to discredit them and it took root. >> hold on, emac. it is not hard to discredit richard trunka who? in my eyes was like a thug. look what he did in the united mines.
does nothing, the cuts take effect. republicans don't want defense cuts, but they might be willing to stomach those cuts because domestic programs would also get slashed, including medicare. and that's what republicans really want. let's turn to barney frank, former massachusetts congressman, with us tonight here on "the ed show." congressman, good to have you with us. >> thank you, ed. >> you bet. republicans are trying to change their image here. is it going to work? your thoughts on what you just heard. >> no, because they're not going to be allowed simply to do the thing paul ryan did. he talked about entitlement. people should understand when he talks about cutting entitlements, entitlements is republican for social security and medicare. the two most successful anti-poverty programs in american history, two great accomplishments which substantially reduce poverty among older people and created the possibility for most americans of a comfortable, not a wealthy, not an affluent, but a reasonably comfortable retirement. the other flaw is when ryan says, well, these cuts are to p
. the senator adding up the votes for chuck hagel's nomination for defense secretary says he hasn't counted a no vote yet. >>> plus, ending the gay ban. the boy scouts are considering an historical policy change. we'll talk with the former den mom, jennifer terrell, about how this impacted her, her family directly. our question to you today, who deserves credit for acting on immigration? you can tweet m me @thomasaroberts, find me on facebook. boo! i am the ghost of meals past. when you don't use new pam, this is what you get. residue. [ female announcer ] bargain brand cooking spray leaves annoying residue. that's why there's new pam. we create easy-to-use, powerful trading tools for all. look at these streaming charts! they're totally customizable and they let you visualize what might happen next. that's genius! we knew you needed a platform that could really help you elevate your trading. so we built it. chances of making this? it's a lot easier to find out if a trade is potentially profitable. just use our trade & probability calculator and there it is. for all the reasons you trade opt
of the body. testimony will resume later this morning. defense attorneys asked a judge to move the case to juvenile court. robert gladden is a young boy crying out for help. a doctor said the teenager suffers from a major disorder. >> prosecutors have dropped rape charges against a popular restaurant on federal hill. a man was arrested after a customer claimed she was assaulted inside the restaurant. the prosecution dismissed the charges. the principal of mount saint joseph high school has resigned. barry fitzpatrick is stepping down after acknowledging he had inappropriate communications with students. it is not clear how many students were involved. a police investigation is now under way. ravens fans are waiting for sunday's super bowl. >> jennifer franciotti got a chance to sample some of the regional delicacies. she joins us live with more. i am envious. >> i will see if i could bring something back to you. i focused yesterday on the beignets. they were amazing. cafe du monde is world famous in the french quarter. it is the place to go. these beignets are made by the hundreds aroun
obama now major defense secretary, is facing gop critics let challenged the past comments on israel, iran and nuclear weapons. the former to term senator from nebraska is the law with is a senate armed service committee hearing. today, that could be crucial in determining whether he will win senate confirmation to succeed secretary defense leon panetta. if confirmed, hagel , who is decorated veteran combat veteran, will be the first enlisted man in the first did not better to serve as defense secretary. >> 101 northbound and 3:00 hour this morning had a big return to work. if there is still one lane shutdown. traffic is backed at the guadalupe parkway with decidedly backed up. for rigid left lane is not just of this >> it is backed up all with the lawrence expressway. >> this is the location of the problem. we only have 2 lanes open before in the last 10 minutes they have added an extra lane northbound. there are three lanes open. the right lane however, remains shut down. when i spoke with caltrans they were still optimistic that they would get an open during the commute this morni
, especially on what? defense. the pentagon spent almost 13% more than normal in the third quarter, but at the end of the year, defense spending suddenly dropped 22%. that's the biggest drop in defense spending since 1972. the private sector did its part to grow the economy. families worked hard. they spent some money. businesses made some investments. but government spending dipped. and pulled the entire economy down with it. less spending caused less growth. but republicans like paul ryan keep saying, well, these cuts are going to boost the growth. >> we're not preaching austerity. we're preaching growth and opportunity. our job, our goal is to prevent and preempt austerity so we can get back to growth. >> really? countries like greece, italy and spain and france have done exactly what ryan wants this country to do. they cut government spending to pay off their debt. now the eurozone has posted record unemployment and poverty. we are facing $85 billion in automatic spending cuts on march 1st. we probably shouldn't trust republicans who think austerity is the best way to go for th
is becoming the top defense appropriators. he had said very recently that he did not think sequester would be averted. it does not look currently where these parties are that they are close to any kind of a deal. they may try to find a way to kick the can down the road where they bought themselves 60 days. it does not look particularly good right now. very few people seem to be confronting that. it shall take a lot to pull this off. >> the pentagon has started to take steps to prepare itself for the sequestration and planning that has not taken place until now. >> they are laying off temporary employees. it is starting to happen. >> senator inhofe has been critical about not planning earlier. the >> there is a little brinkmanship going. i do believe there was a time and when each everybody said we are all against it so how can have them? there never was a path that the two sides could find that would lead them to averting it. >> the center was critical of the president in the stance of his overall military and mention three ways the president has worked for cuts, and delays, and additions
pounds. that is only 10 billion pounds less than the entire defense budget. it's not good enough for members opposite to oppose welfare cut after will forgot, to propose welfare spend after welfare spend, while they realize that we're dealing with the mess they left. >> does the prime minister agree with the leader of the opposition talked about the economy, he sounds just like an extraordinary undertaker looking forward to a hard one to? does he not accept that you cannot get out of a debt crisis by borrowing more money? >> my honorable friend makes a very good point. the fact is the economy that we inherited was completely unbalanced. it was based on housing but it was based on finance. it was based on government spending and those based on immigration. those were for incredibly unstable pillars for sustained economic growth. what we that it is a major recovery operation. that operation is still underway but you can see in the new jobs created in the private sector businesses that are expanding them into new people signing up the businesses we are making progress. >> george gal
to be secretary of defense, will face many of his former colleagues this week as confirmation hearings. though congressman hagel has already taken income from many in his party, his critics see as sufficiently pro real. too quick to subject cuts at the pentagon. meantime, the current defense secretary leon panetta is making history on the way out the door. joining me now, retired u.s. army general stanley mcchrystal is the former commander in afghanistan. and former cia director and retired u.s. air force general michael hayden. i'm the only one without a military title this morning. i want to start out with chuck hagel because he's what's top on the minds of the pentagon. from what you know of chuck hagel, and he would be the first enlisted man ever to run the pentagon. the first vietnam vet, from what you know, what sort of reception would he get from the military? >> i think it would be fine. i know senator hagel, he was on my oversight committee when i was in the intelligence community. he was a member, and this is not a universal condition, he was a member that you could talk to, have an
reaction on this sunday after the pentagon lifted the ban on women in combat. defense secretary leon pa net making that announcement last week opening up thousands of front lines and potentially elite commando job opportunities to women in the military. our steve centanni is live with the news tonight in washington. steve, what is the argument against women serving in combat. >> well, people say it could lead to problems with unit cohesion and combat readiness, but with the stroke of a pen last week, as you mentioned, harris, outgoing panetta made it official, women can serve with men on the front lines. and some argue, there's a basic question of physical strength in combat situations. when women are put in those kind of demanding roles, they begin to break down. there's difference in the the physicality of women and men. they're not in the nfl. olympic athletes compete by gender. >> reporter: others claim women suffer more combat casuals and illnesses as men and pregnancy could be an issue as well, harris. >> harris: who are the supporters of women in combat? >> well, it's people like se
-1 tanks or certain other defense articles or services to the government of egypt. s. 204, a bill to preserve and probing the free choice of individual employees to perform, join or assist labor organizations or to refrain from such activities. mr. reid: i ask for a second reading on both these measures but object to my own request on both measures. the presiding officer: the objection is heard. the bills will be read the second time in the next legislative day. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent that natalie beckman, a fellow in my office, be granted floor privileges for the remainder of calendar year 2013. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent when the senate completes its business today it adjourn until 2:00 p.m. on monday, february 4, following the prayer and pledge, the morning hour deemed expired, the journal of proceedings be approved to date, the time for the leaders be reserved for use later in the day and following any leader remarks, the senate be in a period of morning business until 5:00 p.m. with senators permitted to speak for up
a lot of other elements particularly the defense of marriage act which would technically prohibit this from potentially prohibit this from happening anyway. so it's one that its base is going to cheer. it is not so clear it is one that can get done in washington. >> john: the supreme court may review doma and eric holder won't be pursuing doma, it could go any which way. congressional correspondent ginger gibson, thank you so much for joining us tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> john: heckling a grieving father because you're afraid someone might take away your gun even though they never will. have pro-gunned >> john: we now bring you a new loate. neil his lynn was testifying yesterday about gun control at the legislative office building in connecticut when he posed a rhetorical question about why anyone would need an assault weapon in our society. the same point raised by general stanley mcchrystal. this seemed like a good time for random gun lovers to shout their answers at the grief-stricken parents. >> why anybody in this room needs to have one of these assault-style weap
of having marco rube y -- rubio on that list. you see the shift -- >> a little defensive. he's having to play a lot defense. >> a little bit but the fact that he's a part of it and he's so well liked in that segment of the republican party for which is comprehensive is code word for amnesty is helpful. >> maria, that's the big compromise if you will, that these republicans are making. despite all this talk that nothing comprehensive can get done, rubio says, no, no, we're never going to get border security without the pathway to citizenship. >> it also shows how mccain is mentoring rubio. basically mccain sat him down and said we need to do something comprehensive. unless they pass comprehensive immigration reform, they're going to have a latino vote problem the next day. they have to craft something smart, comprehensive. >> perry, what the white house says tomorrow, we know they're going to be supportive that the senate is taking action. the question is do they come out in some detailed proposal that's to the left of this to increase pressure or do they give this a chance? >> my sens
was in the super bowl and all the different disappointments the team has had, fantastic historical defenses but totally anemic offenses unable to get enough points to get to the playoffs. here at the beginning of the season, it looked like they had a really strong chance. again the offense falls to pieces. they have to replace the offensive coordinator. all the things this team has been through has been fantastic over the course of the season and to see ray end on top, i think a lot of people would be happy to see it. if he doesn't get there, he's the last person from the '96 draft. his body hurts. >> he's been in hot water accusing of using deer antler spray to recover from injury. it contains a form of growth hormone. listen to his response. >> because i'm here to win the super bowl, not to entertain somebody that doesn't affect that one way or another. it shows you how people really plan things and try to attack people from the outside. it's just foolish. >> so two things real quick. is this a common performance enhancing drug, and do you believe the denial? >> is it common? i can tell y
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